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The Chewjitsu Podcast

Nov 8, 2021

On this episode of the podcast, we are joined by Jacob “The Hillbilly Hammer” Couch.

Jacob is a Jiu-Jitsu brown belt, No-Gi Brown Belt World Champion, and trains out of Pedigo Submission Fighting.

Jacob discusses how he got his name Hillbilly Hammer and the saying “Biscuits and Gravy,” what its like being a late replacement for tournaments, Jacob’s competition mindset, his favorite rulesets to compete in, ADCC prep and weight cutting, the transition to Pedigo Submission Fighting and what its like training there, how Jacob started training, the match that cemented Jacob as an elite grappler, if he gets nervous before competitions, pursuing grappling full time , what it was like living at the gym, how it has been traveling and meeting new people, what its like having Heath Pedigo as a coach, how Jacob deals with going to practice when he is less motivated, how Jiu-Jitsu has evolved over the years, and how to overcome a loss.

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